Facebook Twitter Linked In

Philadelphia Area Events – What’s New in May

Philly residents love to get out and have a great time, and the Philadelphia area is always accommodating, with plenty of activities on hand for children and adults alike. Here are some exciting events coming up in the month of May…

May Events in the Philadelphia Area

First Friday Philadelphia

Old City – Friday, May 3, 2013

On the first Friday evening of every month throughout the year, (rain or shine), Philadelphia streets are overflowing with art lovers of all types, who stroll along more than 40 neighborhood art galleries. This casual event offers Philadelphia residents and visitors an opportunity to enjoy the Old City’s artistic district and various dining establishments, while mingling with the diverse crowd of art lovers, party goers, students and general public who gather for this monthly activity.

First Fridays are free and open to the public!  For more information, visit www.ardentheatre.org/salons/firstfriday.html

SPY: The Secret World of Espionage

The Franklin Institute – Saturday, May 4 to Sunday, October 6, 2013

Features 200+ historical artifacts, with actual tools, technologies, and the stories behind them. Exhibits include a collapsible motorbike, a 2-man submersible, and a CIA robotic catfish. Experience firsthand what it’s truly like to experience the intriguing evolution of spy technology with personal spy disguises, voice alteration, navigating through a field of laser beams and more!

For information: call (215) 448-1200 or visit www.fi.edu/contact

75th Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta: Diamond Jubilee

Philadelphia, PA – Friday May 10 – Saturday, May 11, 2013

More than 3,000 competitors from 125 colleges from across the country and Canada will compete in the world’s largest collegiate regatta. The competition takes place on the Schuylkill River, approximately 5 miles northwest  of Center City,  and 2 miles north of boathouse row.  The 2,000m long 6-lane Olympic Length race course starts just north of the Kelly Drive-Hunting Park Avenue intersection, and ends at the Grand Stand finish line just above the Columbia Avenue Bridge. Tickets are free for this event.

For more information: call 215-542-1443 or visit www.dadvail.org

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built To Amaze!

Sun National Bank Center – Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7pm 

The Greatest Show on Earth is coming to the Philadelphia area! The 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth presents Amazing circus performers from all over the world to surprise and delight children of all ages with over-the-top feats of strength, agility and courage.  The spectacular performance includes magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists.

Don’t miss the All Access Pre-Show!  Starts one-hour prior to show time available to all ticket-holders. See animals up close, visit with performers, get autographs, try on costumes, and enjoy the circus fun.

For information and tickets: visit www.sunnationalbankcenter.com

We hope you’ll get the chance to get out and enjoy lots of fun and recreation with family and friends in the Philadelphia area – it’s such a great place to be! To stay up to date with all the latest info about events, attractions and happenings in the Philadelphia area, subscribe to this Philadelphia area blog so you’ll be alerted to what’s new.

And if the thought of navigating through busy traffic doesn’t sound so appealing to you, consider a Philadelphia area car service to drive you around for all your favorite events in May. Hand over the reins to a hired driver and just enjoy the view!  Philadelphia area car service is surprisingly affordable these days — when is the last time you got a price quote to travel in style?

Get a fast, free, no-obligation rate quote for Philadelphia area car service – we bet you’ll be glad you did!

Request a Quote


Leave your Philadelphia area transportation to us, so you can just get out and have some FUN!

Philadelphia Area Events – What’s New in May

Clients Testimonials

Check out what our clients have to say about their experience with us.


Great customer service- tracking my flight, noting it was going to land 40 minutes early…and making the adjustment so someone was there to meet me at the airport early! Also, receiving a confirmation email 24 hours prior was reassuring as well. Thank you!!

Lynly C.


My company had an international artist picked up at JFK and dropped off in Philadelphia, and the artist had the best time. The driver kept in touch with me throughout the day, so we could plan for arrival, and our artist had the most wonderful experience with the driver. That’s really astounding considering our artist had just gotten off a red-eye from across the world. Thank you so very much!

Meredith S.


Are you ready for your ride?

We pride ourselves on providing the safest and most modern ride for our clients. Our luxury car service is reserved by those who know they can always rely upon us, regardless of where or when their event will take place!

Customer Login